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Research Fellow

Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors Group

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017
Full Time Fixed Term (2 Years)
Closing Date:  Friday 17 July 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1271320PN

Nonlinear Optical Conversion

Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world universities and one of the UK’s Russell group research-intensive universities.

The Optoelectronics Research Centre is a world-leading hive of activity with over 200 staff and students working on cutting-edge research to provide innovative solutions for real life problems in manufacturing, communication technology, defence, health care, renewable energy and the environment. Our team specialises in the development and manufacturing of novel optoelectronic devices for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors and laser optics.

This post will undertake research on nonlinear optical conversion towards the deliverables of the EPSRC-funded Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging (QuantiC) project under the supervision of the award holders. Part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, the Quantum Imaging Hub’s vision is to work in partnership with industry to translate our world-leading discovery science into revolutionary imaging systems that will benefit the UK economy across commercial, scientific and security sectors.

To be successful you will have a *PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in optics, lasers physics. You will have demonstrable fabrication skills and be willing to conduct research independently as well as part of a team. Experience in nonlinear optics would be highly desirable.

You will support the work of junior staff and PhD students. 

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.  The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1271320PN on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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